Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.
How to reschedule marijuana, and why it’s unlikely anytime soon
With Alaska and Oregon joining Washington and Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana, more attention has been focused on the mismatch between federal and state law. Increasingly, what stands in the way of medical science for marijuana is the Controlled Substances Act. In this post, John Hudak and Grace Wallack walk through the administrative steps necessary to reschedule marijuana, and the political, legal, and international barriers that may stand in the way.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
Advice For Moms
Advice from some of DMG's female physicians to moms.
From the Consultant’s Corner 6/6/17
Leverage MACRA to Support Long-Term Strategic Goals MACRA is largely understood throughout the healthcare industry, and the majority of provider organizations are in the process of implementing their go-forward strategies. With 2017 being a transitional year, it is an essential time for healthcare organizations to think of the bigger picture and develop a long-term roadmap for 2018 and beyond A truly strategic approach to MACRA leverages the program to reinforce the broader goals of an organization. For example, the Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA) category details over 90 activities that can not only be used to determine your MIPS Composite Performance Score, but more importantly, support the strategic objectives of your practice. Many of these activities…
How to Microwave Scrambled Eggs
Microwave scrambled eggs are perfect for rushed mornings. Check out this quick and simple guide for how to microwave scrambled eggs from the Incredible Egg.
What evangelical policy means for women worldwide
By Molly Hanson Editorial Writer Freedom From Religion Foundation Earlier this year, President Trump ― circled by a half-dozen men in the Oval Office ― signed an executive order restricting the autonomy of women across the globe. The order, signed back in January, froze foreign aid or federal funding for international health organizations that provide [Read More...]
Emergency Preparedness Tips for Home Care Providers
Having a formalized emergency preparedness plan is as crucial as a disaster recovery plan. Having worked in the healthcare space for the last 20 years and providing virtual operations integration coaching for my clients, I know all too well the struggles that home care providers face during severe weather conditions with staffing client cases and
Tips for Visiting Someone on Hospice
VITAS Healthcare shares tips on visiting someone who is in hospice care. Learn how you can offer support when visiting a loved one in hospice.